On The Shoulders of Giants: Tips for Aspiring Female Surgeons
Using history, personal experience, and a bit of tough love, Dr. Lisa Lattanzi inspires and prepares prospective female surgeons for their future careers.
Ovarian Cancer: Learn Why Knowing Your Family History is Critical
In October 2013, Debbie Walter began feeling lousy. Her stomach was bloated, and she felt as if she were “five months pregnant.” So the 45-year-old Cincinnati native scheduled a visit with her ob/gyn, who thought it was a gastrointestinal issue and referred her to a specialist.
Top-performing health systems focus on improving across the continuum of care
Efforts to effectively manage patients after they've been discharged is a key feature distinguishing high-performing health systems from their peers in Truven Health Analytics' seventh annual ranking of top-performing systems.
On High Volume Gynecologic Surgery, and How to Pick A Surgeon for Your Hysterectomy
If you had a serious issue with your knee and needed a surgeon to repair it, how would go about picking that surgeon? If you were like most people, you would find the most experienced and best su…
18 of the Biggest Wastes of Money at Disney World
Want to get the most bang for your buck when you take a vacation to Disney World? Here are some of the worst ways you can waste money at Disney.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
I'm HPV Positive, Now What?
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States.
Why Having a Primary Care Doctor Matters
Urgent care centers and retail clinics offer more treatment options. But which one is right for you?
What is a Female Condom and How Does it Work
What is a female condom? How do female condoms work to prevent pregnancy and STDs? Learn all about female condoms — also called internal condoms — in this vi...
How Hospitals Can Help Patients Quit Smoking Before Surgery
Doctors often tell patients to stop smoking before surgery, but precious few help out with that. A hospital in Canada found that just offering a few simple kinds of help was enough to get more people to quit before going under the knife.